When we checked in with Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) executive director Peter Kim last summer, he and his team were getting ready to debut the project's very first pop-up exhibition, a working cereal puffing gun that helped illustrate the history of industrialized food in this country. That launched a series of events and add-on projects like Roundtable, which brings together influential thinkers in the food industry to discuss controversial topics.
Nine months later, MOFAD is kicking into higher gear -- the organization, which is the brainchild of Booker and Dax's Dave Arnold, has set a goal to open a brick-and-mortar location by 2019.More »
Courtesy of The James Beard Foundation via Facebook Celebrate Thai New Year at the James Beard House this Friday
Is the lime shortage right before outdoor drinking season making you mad? Or did the first Game of Thrones episode leave you hurt and bitter? Whatever's on your mind, relax a little -- or a lot -- at this week's top events.More »
From discussions on chocolate to a spring sake festival, this week holds a number of chances for culinary education. And if you haven't yet had the chance to purchase our Choice Eats tickets for an old fashioned tasting extravaganza, here's your last chance for $60 tickets -- they'll be $70 at the door.
Courtesy The New School via Facebook History is helping shape the current culinary climate. Find out how starting Monday.
Spring fever? Shake up your routine. Here are a few events worth checking out this week.
Courtesy Lower East Side Tenement Museum via Facebook Learn about the political and emotional importance of Soviet Cooking this Wednesday.